Friday, October 22, 2021

Tag: New York City

New York City council proposes sweeping NYPD reforms

The council has announced a package of bills to reshape the NYPD and improve officer accountability. A City Council member cited a “direct line” from ProPublica’s coverage to the proposals.

Watch: New York City teens take charge in the fight against...

Join Teens Take Charge in their fight: share this video to keep your community informed and help these teens #IntegrateNow.

Voices and Stories from the NYC Climate March

Across the country and the world last Friday, kids and adults marched and rallied in solidarity in a Climate Strike. The NYC...

New York passes world’s largest carbon reduction effort to combat climate...

New York passed the Climate Mobilization Act on Thursday, which is the world's "largest single carbon reduction effort that any city, anywhere, has ever put forward."

Amazon’s defeat in NYC galvanizes movement to end billion-dollar corporate welfare

The lawmakers who took down Amazon say their victory is just the beginning of a major fight against tax subsidies for huge companies.

NY Attorney General files lawsuit against Trump Foundation

"This is not how private foundations should function and my office intends to hold the Foundation and its directors accountable for its misuse of charitable assets.”

New York City councilman proposes bill to help employees disconnect from...

The right to unplug would help employees draw clear lines and set boundaries in their personal lives.

Former NYC Mayor Accused of Hitting Bicyclist and Fleeing Scene

Regardless of whether Dinkins knowingly fled the scene of an accident or was completely unaware of crashing into Garcia’s bicycle, questions arise about the 89-year-old former mayor is being hazard to others on the road.

#IllWalkWithYou: After Fatal Imam Shooting, People Offer To Walk Muslims To...

Although the exact motive of the shooting remains unclear, many see it as yet another instance of American Muslims being targeted simply because of their religious beliefs.

The Suicide of the Liberal Church

The liberal denominations and their seminaries, by betraying the poor, especially people of color, in a desperate bid to stay financially solvent, are making themselves obsolete.

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Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop Wall Street looting’

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."